Most people who see my pastel sketches are happy to tell me their favorite! And so far most choose this portrait, called ‘Rasta Man!’

'Rasta Man', pastel sketch

‘Rasta Man’, pastel sketch

He’s a popular figure drawing model in the area, who exudes a warm, kindly calm, unique in my experience with models. His support for the struggling artists around him was obvious. As you can see, his attitude blessed my efforts to portray him. (For a more recent portrait of this man, click here.)